2019 Registration Opens April 20, 2019

2019 Registration Opens April 20, 2019

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Entry Fee:  $110.00 for Adults  $50.00 for Children

Rules: By paying the entry fee, each participant agrees to abide by the following rules. All decisions made by the tournament director and/or tournament officials will be final in all matters. The tournament director and/or the tournament officials can make a change when the safety of a contestant is in question or by a unanimous decision by the tournament committee. Any changes to the rules will be posted on the website www.AUTONATIONROUNDUP.com and communicated to the tournament members in the pre-tournament meeting before the tournaments. Read the following rules prior to signing of entry form.

1) Applicable Laws: Federal, State and Local laws are to be obeyed by contestants at all times. Violation of any federal, state and/or local laws will result in the disqualification of the individual and the team the individual belongs to from the AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP.

2) Divisions: The boat/kayak owner and his/her guests may enter one of three divisions.

A. Team – One to four members. All teammates must participate from the same boat.
B. Family – Boat owner plus as many family members as the boat allows via Coast Guard standards. All teammates must be members of the boat owner’s family and must participate from the same boat.

C. Kayak - A kayak team consists of two to four anglers fishing within sight of each other.

3) Sportsmanship: AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP participants are expected to follow the highest standards of sportsmanship, courtesy and ethics. Un-sportsmanlike and unethical conduct will result in disqualification (at the tournament committee’s discretion). Please refer to the Texas Boating Safety Rules.

4) Weigh-In: The tournament will have only one weigh-in area. The weigh-in will be held at Bluff’s Landing Marina in Corpus Christi, TX. Teams may launch at any location and may bring their fish to the marina by boat or by vehicle. Weigh-in times will be between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Contestants who are not in line at the scales before 4:00 PM will not be able to weigh their fish. Teams who are not able to check in due to equipment failure or other unforeseen circumstances are responsible for contacting the tournament director before the official check-in is over.

5) Polygraphs: By signature on the official tournament entry form, each contestant agrees to submit to a polygraph test and abide by its conclusion. Polygraph tests will be issued at the discretion of the tournament director/committee if any rules or regulations are in question. The results of the polygraph are final and cannot be reviewed by a court of law.

6) Entry Fees and Tournament Registration: The entry fee for the event is $110.00 per person for adults and $50.00 for kids 17 and under. This includes dinner Friday night and Saturday night, 3 raffle tickets for the GRAND PRIZE raffle and entry into the tournament. All entrants must be paid-in-full and registered to fish the AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP before May 25, 2019 or a late fee of $25.00 will be assessed to individuals who pay after May 25. All entry fees are non-refundable.

7) Safety: Safe boating will be observed at all times. Tournament days may be shortened or canceled due to unsafe weather or water conditions. The decision to shorten or to cancel will be left totally to the discretion of the tournament director/committee. A 4-hour period shall constitute a day of fishing. All boats must have all required U.S. Coast Guard safety equipment.

8) Fishing: Live bait, dead bait and artificial lures may be used. Members are allowed to wade fish from their boat.

9) Eligible Fish: Each team may bring three fish to the scales. Teams may bring one redfish between 20 and 28 inches with a pinched tail and two speckled trout between 15 and 25 inches. Each fish brought to the scale alive will receive a ½ pound bonus added to the team’s weight. No altered or mutilated fish will be accepted. Fish will be inspected for alterations in size, length and weight.

10) Prizes: Please see “Schedule” page for all prize information. Four trophies will be awarded to the top three teams in each division. One raffle ticket will be given to each team member for each pound of fish that the team brings to the scale. (Example: 16 pounds equals 16 tickets per person) These raffle tickets are good for the GRAND PRIZE give-a-way. ONLY GUESTS 18 YEARS OLD AND OLDER ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE GRAND PRIZE GIVE-A-WAY. Teammates 17 years old and younger will receive different raffle tickets for the youth drawings. Five extra raffle tickets per person will be given to the first place team, four extra raffle tickets per person will be given to the second place team, and three extra raffle tickets per person will be given to the third place team.

11) Permission to be filmed for Television: Each entrant agrees to be filmed, photographed, taped, quoted or otherwise mentioned (without compensation) by the AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP organizers, or by anyone authorized by the AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP organizers. This includes but is not limited to the official photographers, writers, hosts, or sponsors of this event under the conditions authorized by the AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP organizers. Each entrant gives the AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP organizers, and anyone authorized by the AUTONATION SALTWATER ROUNDUP, the right to use (without compensation) the entrants name, picture, likeness, quotes, and biographical information, whether audio or visual, before, during and after the period of my individual or team participation in this event.

GRAND PRIZE Drawing Rules:  
Five tickets will be drawn during the event on Saturday
One extra chance to be in the final 6 will be raffled off with the proceeds going to the Driscoll Children's Hospital.
The 5 individuals whose tickets are drawn plus the auctioned off 6th spot will be in the final drawing.
All 6 names will be placed into a raffle drum and drawn at the dealership on the following Monday (Subject to change date and location).
The tickets that each team member receives are theirs and may not be transferred to another person.
When each individual receives their raffle tickets, they must write their first and last name on the ticket.
An individual may only have one chance in the final drawing. If an individuals ticket is drawn after the person has already been drawn, the ticket will be discarded.

AutoNation Saltwater Roundup is being conducted by AutoNation Of Corpus Christi, Texas, 6672 SPID, Corpus Christi, TX 78412. Raffle Tickets will be sold through May 20, 2018 and the net proceeds will benefit the Driscoll Children's Hospital. . Winner must be 18 years of age or older and not be an employee of an AutoNations Dealer. Winner need not be present at drawing to win and will be notified by phone number provided on ticket stub. Winner agrees to pay for applicable sales taxes, licensing fees, and other expenses that may be required to win a Super Raffle prize. Odds of winning determined by number of tickets sold. 


​Kayak Division
1st place                                $1000.00
2nd place                               $750.00
3rd place                               $500.00
Team  Division
1st place                                $1000.00
2nd place                               $750.00
3rd place                               $500.00

Family  Division
1st place                                $1000.00
2nd place                               $750.00
3rd place                               $500.00

Cash Side Pots ($50.00 per person)

Largest slot redfish $1,000.00

Largest slot trout $1,000.00

Weight for the Side Pot is true weight.  No live bonus on the side pot fish.